Happy Valentine’s Day!

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$25 Pet Adoption at the Michigan Humane Society (October 21-23)

For a limited time (Oct. 21-23), finding a lovable pet to adopt is very affordable. For just $25, you can rescue any dog, puppy, cat, or kitten from the Michigan Humane Society.

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All adopted pets from MHS come with:

• Sterilization

• Age-appropriate vaccinations

• Basic medical exam

• Behavior assessment

• Microchipping (cats and kittens)

• MHS Adopter Support Services

Use this link to search all MHS adoptable pets. If adoption isn’t for you at this time, please pass on the $25 certificate to someone who could use it.

Last Living Search and Rescue Dog from 9/11

Meet Bretagne, the last known living Search and Rescue Dog from 9/11, and her handler and owner, Denise Corliss. Bretagne and Denise were both members of Texas Task Force One. They were part of the search and rescue team after the World Trade Center attacks in New York on September 11, 2001. bretagne2

Bretagne is a 16-year-old Golden Retriever. For her 16th birthday, she was recognized in New York for her search and rescue efforts after the attacks of 9/11. Bretagne was recognized in many ways during her visit to New York. Special thanks to 1 Hotel Central Park for a donation of $1,000 to Texas Task Force One for the training of future Search and Rescue Dogs.

This is one video you do not want to miss!!! Thanks to all those involved in recognizing both Bretagne and Denise.



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National Dog Day 2015

National Dog Day started in 2004 as a way to inform the public of the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year. It also acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work selflessly each day to save lives, keep us safe and bring comfort. To find out more about National Dog Day, visit this site http://www.nationaldogday.com/#!about1/c141h.

In honor of National Dog Day, here are some of my favorite ABC pics.

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Artie and Buddy

Dog Events in Michigan 2015

Click on the blue links for more information. If you know of any events, please let me know!

Humane Society of Huron Valley Walk & Wag and Run, Rolling Hills Park, Ypsilanti, MI, May 16

Bark in the Park, Farmington, MI, May 17

Bark in the Park, Canton, MI, May 17

Dog Bowl, Frankenmuth, MI, May 23-24

Ferndale Pack Walk with Canine to Five, Ferndale, MI, June 18

Bully Summer Splash Bash, Romulus, MI, August 15

Royal Pet and Ale Fest, Michigan Renaissance Festival, Holly, MI, August 22-30

Dog Fest 2015, Arise Church, Pinckney, MI, Sept. 12